Ready to meet with Ms. Everdeen?

In the latest casting news regarding the film adaptation of The Hunger Games, Irish actress Paula Malcomson has landed the role of the mother Katniss. The character is constantly concerned about the future of their daughters.

Malcomson is a veteran of the small screen, most recently appearing in Private Practice, Fringe & Sons of Anarchy.

The actress joins a young cast that includes Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Willow Shield, Jack Quaid, Rembin Leven, Okeniyi Dayo, Stenberg Amandla and, of course, Jennifer Lawrence in the lead role.

Elizabeth Banks has also been rumored for the role of Effie.